Shelf Talkers: Brilliant Debuts and Award Winners to Read Right Now
Strip down, or swaddle up (I leave it up to you and whatever your current weather system is doing), and dig into these recommendations from independent …
Her Turn: A Conversation With Katherine Ashenburg
"I think as I wrote Her Turn I wanted to combine Shields’ dry wit and a certain ironic distance from her characters with genuine affection for them—especially …
Islands: Perfect Settings for Stories
An exploration of literary islands by author of Complicated Simplicity: Island Life in the Pacific Northwest.
Notes from a Children’s Librarian: Satisfying Endings
How do you create a sense of satisfaction in a story’s finale? The following books pull it off!
Introducing the 49th Shelf Summer Books List: Part 2
Our summer reads extravaganza continues with PART 2 of our Summer Books List, and once again, each and every title is up for giveaway!
Inclusive Learning, Diverse Books: Introducing Top Grade 2021
Welcome to the Association for Canadian publisher’s Top Grade: CanLit for the Classroom, a blog and preview video series that features new releases …
Most Anticipated: Our Fall 2021 Nonfiction Preview
New books about everything, including food, beauty, art, travel, singing, healing, grieving, shopping, aging, and so much more.
"At the heart of my novella and in each book on this CanLit list is a sense of desire or a yearning (for belonging, identity, sex, adventure, closure, …
The Chat with Rev. Dr. Cheri DiNovo
This week we’re in conversation with political trailblazer Rev. Dr. Cheri DiNovo, whose memoir, The Queer Evangelist, (Wilfrid Laurier University Press) …
Most Anticipated: Our 2021 Fall Fiction Preview
With new books by Miriam Toews, Dawn Dumont, Douglas Coupland, Marie-Renee Lavoie, Omar El Akkad, Zoe Whittall, Trudy Morgan-Cole, and other literary …